A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

City Hall

The 19th-century edifice that is City Hall houses the Mayor's office, the City Council's meeting chambers, the Speaker's office and the rooms seen in the background of mayoral press conferences on TV.

Coney Island History Project

Located on West 12th Street at the entrance to Deno's Wonder Wheel Park, just a few steps off the Boardwalk, the History Project’s exhibition center presents a series of exhibits, events and performances and displays historic artifacts from Coney Island's colorful past.

Coney Island Museum

The small museum interprets and preserving the history of Coney Island, exhibiting relics of rides and curiosities, and souvenirs.

Coney Island USA

Through events like the annual Mermaid Parade and the Coney Island Film Festival, this nonprofit organization preserves the legacy of this famous beachside attraction. Coney Island, USA also operates the Coney Island Museum.

Conference House

This historic house is site of the Staten Island Peace Conference, held on September 11, 1776, in which delegates from the Continental Congress met with the British to attempt to negotiate an end to the Revolutionary War.

Dyckman Farmhouse

Originally built of brick, fieldstone and wood in 1784, Dyckman House is Manhattan's last surviving colonial farmhouse. The house contains relics and heirlooms from early colonial life and the Revolutionary War. It also has a half-acre garden.

Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration

Twelve million immigrants passed through the buildings of Ellis Island between the years 1892 and 1954. Galleries filled with artifacts, historic photographs, posters, maps, oral histories, immigration records and ethnic music evoke their experience and the cultures they brought with them to American shores.

Empire State Building and Observatory

Since 1931, the Empire State Building has been the symbol of New York City and the cynosure of its skyline. Its observatories are a well-known tourist attraction since, on a clear day, they offer an 80-mile panoramic view of the city and the world beyond.